Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, California

Claremont McKenna College Overview

Student population

Address500 E 9th St
Claremont, CA
School Websitewww.cmc.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Claremont McKenna College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Claremont, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 6,272 students applied to Claremont McKenna College. Of those students, 584 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Claremont McKenna College was $54,160, in addition to fees of $245. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Claremont McKenna College.

Claremont McKenna College has a 93% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Claremont McKenna College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARecommended
Applicants admitted

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The Claremont McKenna College acceptance rate is 9%. To put this into perspective, 584 of the 6,272 students who applied to Claremont McKenna College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Claremont McKenna College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Claremont McKenna College had an SAT score between the range of 1,350 and 1,500. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Claremont McKenna College was between 31 and 34 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Claremont McKenna College as part of their application.

Claremont McKenna College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Claremont McKenna College, the tuition for in-state residents is $54,160. Combined with fees of $245, room and board costs of $16,705, other expenses of $1,500 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $54,405 in tuition.

Students at Claremont McKenna College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Claremont McKenna College was $5,708 last year, with 19% of students being awarded federal aid.

Claremont McKenna College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio8:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Claremont McKenna College.

Claremont McKenna College has a good gender split, with 48% of undergraduates being female and 52% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 47% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 35% of students come from in-state and 18% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Claremont McKenna College is 8:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Claremont McKenna College Popular Majors and Programs

SOCIAL SCIENCES
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
PSYCHOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION

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